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Type of expenses to deduct

Discussion in 'Taxes' started by Leaf, Dec 28, 2016.

  1. Leaf

    Leaf Member

    Location:
    Everywhere
    Driving:
    UberX
    I would like to make sure which type of expenses we need to deduct from the gross income provided by Uber.
    I know there is the mileage.
    What about other expenses like car detailing/cleaning, cellphone and accessories, floor mats, ice scrapper etc?
     
  2. Mears Troll Number 4

    Mears Troll Number 4 Well-Known Member

    Location:
    Orlando
    Driving:
    Taxi
    Mileage includes...
    Gas
    Oil changes
    engine work
    depreciation
    windshield wipers
    tires
    ect ect
    TOLLS ARE NOT INCLUDED IN MILEAGE


    Other things you can deduct are
    uber fees
    Tolls
    Airport fees
    bottled water,snacks, gum given to customers
    A portion of your phone bill relative to the % used for business
    Bio-hazard cleaning (paying a professional to clean up a mess)
    Subscription fees for XM or Sirius Radio
    Replacing anything broken or stolen by passengers
     
  3. Leaf

    Leaf Member

    Location:
    Everywhere
    Driving:
    UberX
    Thank you Mears, you are the man!
     
  4. Steve wilton

    Steve wilton New Member

    Location:
    Hamilton
    Is there a good web site for Canadians regarding taxs, things that we can deduct etc. thoughts ideas?
     

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